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Home repair loans will help French Hill residents

July 6th, 2017

Marlborough – Many homeowners in the French Hill area of the city have applied for assistance in the Critical Home Repair Loan Program, recently made available through a cooperative effort with the Marlborough Community Development Authority (MCDA) and Habitat for Humanity MetroWest Greater Worcester (MWGW).

Operation Friendship facilitates international bonds, cultural awareness

July 6th, 2017

Grafton – In 2014, Kimberly Edgren was inspired to get involved with Operation Friendship (OF) of Grafton when her then freshman daughter wanted to join as a delegate. OF is a nonprofit, non-governmental affiliate of the United Nations.

Grafton’s Korea-Vietnam Monument repaired

July 6th, 2017

Grafton – Grafton’s Korean War-Vietnam War Monument was recently upgraded by replacing its old, sagging and broken brick terrace with level, new stone blocks.

Thank you from Rotary Club of Northborough

July 6th, 2017

The Rotary Club of Northborough says “THANK YOU” to all of the businesses and individuals who once again generously donated to the success of our 46th Annual Pancake Breakfast that makes possible, college scholarships to local high school graduates:

Iconic Shrewsbury barn to be relocated to Boylston

July 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – High in its rafters, the Bonnie Dell Farm barn bears signatures of visitors dating back decades.

135 years after it was built, the barn, signatures and all, is being relocated to Boylston’s Spring Ridge farm where its new owners say they’re excited to save a piece of local history.

“It’s very well preserved,” said Tricia May, a co-owner of the Spring Ridge Farm. “It’s just a beautiful barn.”

Marlborough Girls Softball celebrates 25th anniversary

July 6th, 2017

Marlborough – Surrounded by two decades of their own improvements, past and present members of Marlborough Girls Softball celebrated the 25th anniversary of their program earlier this year at Baldelli Field in Marlborough.

Concerts On The Common to air on Grafton Community Television

July 6th, 2017

Grafton – Grafton Community Television will have its cameras at the historic Grafton Common over the next seven Wednesday evenings for the 2017 series of Concerts on the Common. The concerts, produced by GCTV access assistant Bill Robidoux, will be shown on Charter Channel 191 / Verizon Channel 34. Bands scheduled for the 2017 concert series […]

Westborough Farmers’ Market enters new season

July 6th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Farmers’ Market has returned to downtown Westborough for its seventh consecutive year. The weekly market serves, in part, as an opportunity for members of the Dismas House social service group to sell farm products to the community.

Avoid a ‘grizzly’ encounter

July 6th, 2017

Region – Living in this area, it is not uncommon to see wildlife such as deer, foxes or coyotes. What is unusual is to see a black bear. But recently there have been various sightings of them in local communities including Marlborough, Northborough, Southborough and Upton.

The grass sometimes is greener

July 6th, 2017

Region – What a difference a year makes. Last June and July were exceedingly dry, with rains yielding barely one inch per month. This June however, the total is closer to 5 inches which has caused a loosening of most area water restrictions and restoring water levels to area lakes and reservoirs.

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